A building set apart for Christian worship. To be listed here a site should contain significant information on the architecture of the building.
An ambitious project by the University of Toronto aiming to create an iconographic index of baptismal fonts from the early Christian period to the 17th century. You are invited to contribute information.
The Barbados Tourism Authority provides an interactive map of historic churches, leading to a photograph and outline history for each. The oldest is St George's (1784).
The official site of this towering Art Deco church in Tulsa, designed in the 1920s by Adah Robinson, gives a history and illustrated description, with commentary on its religious symbolism.
A collection of hundreds of 3D and 2D images of churches and cathedrals around the world by Jeffrey L. Cooper. Includes viewing instructions and map-based navigation.
Guide to the many medieval churches the city from Your Way to Florence: brief histories, some with photographs.
An illustrated essay by Prof Shane O'Dea from Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage, describing the distinctive architecture of churches in Newfoundland.
Photographs, 19th-century painting and history of this fine example of the Greek Revival style, built in 1842 by Frederick Bostwick and Fobes. Hosted by the University of Vermont.
A book exploring the basilican church of Sant Agnese fuori le Mura, Rome, rebuilt 625-38 to replace a 4th-century church. The author supplies her biography, reviews of the book and images with extracts from it.
Frances Coakley provides histories of Manx parish churches illustrated with images, both modern and archival. Part of 'A Manx Notebook'.
Dedicated to the conservation of churches and other religious buildings in Quebec. Illustrated introduction and detailed, scholarly dissertations and monographs on specific buildings and topics.
History and tour via sensitive cutaway drawing of the shrine in Monte Sant'Angelo on the Gargano peninsula. The shrine in a natural cavern lies at the heart of a complex of medieval buildings.
Noted for its Irish stained-glass windows, 19th-century Romanesque architecture, and its Ruffatti organ. History, description, expandable photographs.
Chris Nyborg's guide to churches of all denominations in this city central to the development of church architecture. Includes biographies of their architects and artists.
Illustrated description from Tour Egypt of the Coptic Church of St Mary, rebuilt in the 11th century. Its fascinating mixture of styles includes Corinthian capitals and Arabic-inspired ornament.
Frank Greenagel records the 18th and 19th century churches of New Jersey. Provides a database and photographic inventory, features, events list.
A visual tour of the many Catholic churches of Cincinnati built since 1840, with their histories.
Oak Park Tourist provides an online tour with plan, photographs and history of the remarkable cubist concrete church designed in 1905 by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Official site of the remarkable cubist concrete church designed by Frank Lloyd Wright reproduces the original 1906 brochure with plans, drawings and the design philosophy for the building.
A history of the use and form of windows in Christian houses of worship from the Catholic Encyclopedia.
Photographs by Guido Deseijn and Gerda Verheeke of Romanesque and Gothic sculptures on medieval religious buildings in Europe, suspected to represent the old pagan god Wodan or Odin.
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